B-24 and World War II Links
Aviation Archives is the research arm of Historic Wings. Our goal is to help veterans, veterans' families, and others to open a door into the past. Our record involves helping hundreds of individuals to find peace in the passing of loved ones in war, and in researching the careers of fathers, mothers, and relatives who have served in peace and war the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain (Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and England).
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interested in history, spanning from 1908 to today, including everything from Missing Air Crew Reports to bound books of over 700 pages detailing an individual's service from their enlistment to discharge. We concentrate our
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HeavyBombers.com is a resource that lists ninety-six (96) separate Bombardment Groups plus a few specialty units. If you are looking for a unit of the Army Air Forces that flew the B-17 Flying Fortress, the B-24 Liberator, or B-29 Superfortress, in W.W.II - you can find it here.
WW II wrecks are a subject that excites the imagination and curiosity. The Pacific
war witnessed fierce fighting between American, Australian and Japanese forces that left a trail of wreckage and derelict equipment that remains a half century later. This site compiles years of
research, visits to Archives, and trip to the Pacific with my grandfather, a war veteran. With the help of Internet collaborators, this site is a hub for information on the topic.
The Internet B-24 Veterans Group
The B-24 Liberator was produced in greater quantities and flown in more theaters of war by the air
forces of more countries than any other four engine bomber in World War II. 19,256 planes (in several versions) were produced by Consolidated Vultee, Ford Motor Company, Douglas Aircraft
and North American Aircraft between the years of 1939 and 1945. Today there are only two flight-worthy B-24's in existence, and it's history and role in WW II is only dimly recalled except by those who flew in them...